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Old 11-29-2012, 07:21 AM   #1
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Astoria, NY
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Hey All,

I brewed a black IPA on the 18th of November. Tonight I opened it up to take a gravity reading and add dry hops and found this. The gravity is close to final. The yeast used was US-05.

I dry hopped an IPA I brewed the day before (used US-05 in this as well) and it was at it's FG.

It looks like a krausen to me, but wanted to double check. I've had a few homebrews so I decided to throw in the dry hops anyway, and now I'm wondering if that was the wrong choice.

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Old 11-29-2012, 07:54 AM   #2
Apr 2012
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Looks spoiled to me. PM me for my address and you can ship to me and ill run through my spoiled analyzer. Ill do this one for free you pay shipping.

Jk looks awesome and healthy.

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Old 11-29-2012, 01:55 PM   #3
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I had a red ale fartin thru the airlock for 15 days recently.

Your stuff looks good to me.

3 weeks is the minimum anymore for me regarding time in the primary.
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:01 PM   #4
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Looks like Kraeusen and perfectly fine. Never had one go quite that long. Closest was a Russian Imperial Stout that went for seven days actively throwing up a Kraeusen.

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